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Synchro Canada – Meaghan Lapierre takes top spot in 11-12 solo event 

Winnipeg, June 3,  2016Olivia Jensen-Large and Maura McLean, competing as a Regional Training Centre – Ontario entry, posted the day’s highest routine marks of 74.4667 to win the 13-15 duet event with a cumulative score of 143.2442 at the 2016 Canadian Espoir Championships at Winnipeg’s Pan Am pool.

In club competition, Eva Blainey and Scarlett Finn, from Toronto’s Granite Synchro, also earned gold with 140.7040, followed closely by Quebec Excellence Synchro’s Salomé Boissonneault and Rosalie Dufour, who won silver with 140.5892.  Kearra Eisnor and Ava Neely, from the Calgary Aquabelles, captured bronze with a score of 139.9000.

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11-12 Solo Finals

In the 11-12 solo finals, Gloucester Synchro’s Meaghan Lapierre, last year’s silver medal winner in the event, earned 66.0667 points from the judges to win the gold medal.  Charlotte Gray, from Granite Synchro, received the top routine mark for her solo and earned silver with a cumulative score of 65.4267.  Léonie Corbeil of Neptune Synchro was third at 63.3994.

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SSWCD Solo Finals

Angel Blainey, from Granite Synchro, received great support from the crowd during her solo performance and won gold in the synchronized swimmer with a cognitive disability (SSWCD), level 4 category.

View Full SSWCD Solo Results >

13-15 National Team Trials

Earlier in the day, the top 35 athletes from this week’s figures event competed in Phase 2 of the 13-15 National Team trials.  The top 24 from this event have been invited to the final selection phase on Sunday where the final team will be selected

Over 300 synchronized swimmers from 31 clubs and 9 Canadian provinces are in Winnipeg to compete in the 2016 Canadian Espoir Synchronized Swimming Championships, along with over 80 coaches and 30 officials.  The competition continues through to Saturday, June 4.

All events from the Championships will be webcast live. Schedules, start lists, results and links to live webcast and live results can be found at www.espoir2016.ca.

Single day tickets are available at the door for $7.

Schedule for Saturday, June 4
 

Time

Age Group

Event

12:00pm – 1:00pm

13-15

Solo Finals

1:45pm – 2:35pm

11-12

Team Finals

3:30pm – 4:45pm

13-15

Team Finals

About Synchro Canada
Synchro Canada is an organization that fosters the pursuit of excellence while developing athletes, citizens, and ambassadors of the sport of synchronized swimming at all levels. From its 1924 beginnings in Montréal, synchronized swimming has been actively pursued by more than 70 countries worldwide. Canada proudly ranks among the best of these nations.

The 2016 Canadian Espoir Synchronized Swimming Championships have been made possible in part by the Government of Canada.

Synchro Canada would like to thank its sponsors: 

Program partners: Sport Canada, Own The Podium, the Institut national du sport du Québec
Official Aquatic Supplier: Speedo Canada
Official Makeup, Skincare and Suncare: Shiseido Canada

For further information, visit Synchro Canada’s Website at www.synchro.ca or follow Synchro Canada on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Flickr.

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For information:

Stéphane Côté
Communications Manager
Synchro Canada
Email: stephane@synchro.ca 
Cell.: (418) 420-2125